Our Reports

February 11, 2011

An UNMIS convoy was reportedly detained at Diffra town by armed Misseriya, who allegedly surrounded vehicles in the convoy from which they took weapons.  The convoy was later released and the weapons were reportedly recovered. ("SPLM Accuse Misseriya of Forming Road Blocks in Abyei."

February 11, 2011

In the second week of January, sources reported that armed Misseriya passed through the market at Diffra carrying small arms and RPGs. (Confidential Source)

February 11, 2011

Multiple sources have reported the build-up of SPLA troops in the vicinity of Agok beginning around the time of the referendum in early January.  The precise location of the troops has not been confirmed; it is alleged that they are massing near the southern edge of the town of Agok, which lies along the contested border.  (Confidential Sources)

February 10, 2011

SPLA patrolling near Tourabith reportedly captured as many as 30 armed Misseriya.  The Misseriya were said to be armed with recoilless rifles and grenade launchers, and are apparently supported by local rebel commander, Gatluak Gai.  (Confidential Source)

February 10, 2011

Four members of George Athor's group allegedly staged an attack on SPLA barracks at Phom el Zeraf, reportedly killing one SPLA soldier. (Confidential Source)

February 10, 2011

Chief Marko Mathiang Deng, the representative of recent returnees to Apada, located west of Aweil, reported that unidentified actors had detained and robbed numerous returnees to Northern Bahr el Ghazal while passing through the vicinity of Nyama in Southern Kordofan. 

February 10, 2011

Clashes between SPLA and Gatluak Gai militias were reported in Waak Boma, which is located near Nhialdu. The clashes reportedly resulted in approximately half a dozen casualties and  an unconfirmed number of prisoners in SPLA custody. (Confidential Source)

February 10, 2011

The SPLA reportedly captured and interrogated upward of 15 combatants, including some armed with G3s and RPGs, and some men in uniform. Subsequently, the SPLA are allegedly now configured defensively in the Maper area. (Confidential Source)

February 09, 2011

Over the course of three days of clashes between armed Misseriya and southern policemen in the Maker Abior area, as many as 76 people were reported dead. While casualty figures are disputed, according to SPLA officials, 26 policemen and 50 Misseriya were killed in the clashes.  At the same time, Misseriya leaders have accused the SPLA of deploying not police, but soldiers, in the area--as many as 1,000 troops according to one account.

February 09, 2011

A clash between the Boya tribe and SPLA was reported near Loriok along the Torit-Kopoeta Road.  The incident reportedly resulted in two SPLA killed in action, while Boya tribe casualties are unconfirmed.  (Confidential Source)